22 Mar Kiberia Residents Welcome New Vaccine
A maze of shacks, mud, and open sewers on the edge of Nairobi, Kibera is one of the biggest slums in the world. It could have as many as one million residents, though nobody knows for sure.
Health care in Kibera is an enormous challenge. Lack of prevention and treatment in places like Kibera is one of the reasons pneumonia kills more children worldwide than any other disease — 2,000 times more in developing countries than in wealthy ones.